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Patients with Substance Use Disorders in Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT)

Patients with Substance Use Disorders in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

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Welcome to the Quest Diagnostics “Topics in Drug Testing” podcast. Today’s episode is with Quest Diagnostics Senior Medical Advisor, Dr Jeff Gudin, and Medical Science Liaison, Dr Jack Kain. They will be discussing drug testing for patients with substance use disorders in medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

In today’s episode, some of the points that will be covered include:

  • What is MAT?
  • What are the goals of the treatment program?
  • The medications used in the treatment program
  • Drug testing during MAT
  • Purpose of drug testing
  • Types of drug testing
  • Specimen collection
  • Specimen validity
  • Test confirmation

To learn more, please visit for information on our Drug Monitoring Test Directory and offerings, as well as educational resources and insights from our team of toxicology experts. At Quest Diagnostics, we are committed to providing you results and insights to support your clinical decisions.

Published: Dec 31, 2019

Presenter(s): Gudin, J,  Kain, J